Barna: Minister Drula will not give in to pressure of organizers of illegal metro protest action

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) Alliance, said on Friday that the Romanian state will not give in to the "blackmail" pressure of "mafia groups," noting that there is a willingness to dialogue on condition of traffic resumption, and Transport Minister Catalin Drula will not give in to the pressure of the orga

Minister Bode: Those who assumed to participate in metro protest will pay before law

Interior Minister Lucian Bode said on Friday, during his visit to Bihor County, that those people who assumed the participation in the metro protest, even as a spontaneous labor conflict, will pay before the law because the provisions in force oblige to ensuring at least one third of the transport capacity. "The law is law for everyone.

PM Citu: Subway blockade - illegal action, Minister of Interior must take action

Prime Minister Florin Citu affirms that the subway protest is illegal, provoked by a former Social Democratic Party (PSD) deputy who "is losing his sinecures", and announces that he has asked the Minister of Interior, Lucian Bode, to take measures. "A former PSD deputy, who sees his sinecures disappear, makes an illegal protest.

Subway traffic blocked Friday morning due to spontaneous union protest

The flow of metro trains was disrupted on Friday morning by a spontaneous protest of several representatives of the USLM (Metro Free Union) in the Unirii Square station, the protesters going down in the tunnel, on the rail road, and preventing passenger trains from starting on time, according to normal hours, Metrorex informs.

PM Citu: We adopted in Gov't several decisions to reduce COVID pandemic

Bucharest, March 25 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Thursday, at the end of the Government's meeting, that the Executive has adopted several decisions that will help reduce the COVID-19 pandemic. "This week we had several meetings - with the Association of County Councils, with Bucharest's sector mayors and the mayor general.

Google Street View cars return to Romania to update images in more than one hundred localities

The Google Street View cars are coming back to Romania and they will reach, in the coming months, in over a hundred localities, to update the Street View images of cities, roads and highways on Google Maps, the technology company informed in a press release on Thursday.

Meeting of Foreign Ministers of NATO countries / Aurescu: Romania supports drawing up new Strategic Concept

Bucharest, March 23 /Agerpres/ - Romania supports the development of a new NATO Strategic Concept to better reflect current security realities, Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Tuesday at a meeting of heads of diplomacy from the Alliance's member states, which is taking place in Brussels.

COVID-19 index in Bucharest goes up to 6.22 per thousand inhabitants

The Prefect of Bucharest, Alin Stoica, announced on Tuesday that the COVID-19 index communicated by the Department of Public Health (DSP) has reached 6.22 per thousand inhabitants and most likely there will be called on Wednesday the Committee of the Bucharest Municipality for Emergency Situations (CMBSU).

Bucharest Mayor: We are trying to avoid quarantining Bucharest; two more months to overcome

Capital General Mayor Nicusor Dan says the authorities are trying as much as possible to avoid quarantining Bucharest, through measures such as strengthening the checkups in public transport, and underscores the importance of observing sanitary rules during the next two months, when a great number of Romanians are to be vaccinated.

PM Citu says minority of rule-breakers drives Bucharest's coronavirus rise, expects solutions from local authorities

Prime Minister Florin Citu announced today that he will meet with the Bucharest General Mayor and the sector mayors to discuss the capital city's rise in COVID-19 infections, mentioning that there is a minority of rule-breakers and that he is waiting for solutions from the local authorities.